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Feb 15, 2013 3:00am PST
of all of the extreme energy sources in this country, starting with the tar sands, arctic drilling liquefy natural gas exports. what's happening now is fracking is taking plates in our country sides under our schools, across the country. a lot of this another carbon intensive process. the president has ability to squash this and make sure we are not using our gas and using clean energy here at hope. the other thing i would highlight is mountaintop removal. the president has an opportunity toy to say we are not blowing up our mountains for small amounts of coal in appalachia. instead, we can invest in clean energy >> bill: i have heard one other thing that has to be on the president's agenda, actually lisa jackson or whoever is the head of epa existing power plants? >> of course. shame on me for not mentioning that. >> that's a rule that will come through epa. it will be introduced. it's a rule that will regulate the green house gas emissions, the carbon xloouings that comes from power plants and refineries across the country. over the last couple of
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Feb 12, 2013 3:00am PST
but it is meant for morning consumption. it is an energy drink basically. >> i think you should follow up on the report that it contains real fruit juice. >> bill: i'll still take my diet pepsi. >> apple's iphone has always had a lot of buzz and a lot of people have one but not everyone is happy with their iphone. a new user satisfaction of 94,000 people by on device research places the iphone in fifth place in smart phone satisfaction. that's behind four different android phones. motorola's atrix hd is number one followed by the destroyed razr m. smart phone users in the u.k. are much happier. ite phone ranked second over there. >> bill: i'm happy with my iphone. i love it. i wouldn't even want to try any other phone. i like it so much. >> i like my iphone. i think apple needs to innovate somehow, some way, pretty quickly because the competition has caught up. >> they have absolutely caught up. >> bill: yeah, you're right. but i'm just saying i'm one happy customer here. all right, apple. check in the mail? i gotta tell you, you know, where we start every morning kind of depends on what
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Feb 13, 2013 3:00am PST
, you know, more on renewable energy and on voting,sponding to the attempts to suppress the vote by taking a look at what we have to do to make it easier for people to vote, there was some bold stuff. didn't you think? >> all of that plus the emotional moment on guns. if i could sum up the progressive home hope and demand, hope for president obama in the first term, it was two things, put something big and ambitious out there. two, make the case. go around the country and make the case to the public. our theory is even if republicans are on the wrong side of their constituent back home which they are in almost all of these issues willing to do those two things, they will cave and we can pass actual progressive change. on all of the issues he made progressives proud. groups like ours 50%, it's incumbent to get his back when he does the right thing >> bill: do you think he did a good enough job, was bold nut without selling his program enough in the first term? >> no. i think the model for the first term was try to cut a deal behind the scenes as a
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Feb 11, 2013 3:00am PST
with it. so immigration was really a burst of energy on capitol hill. you heard a lot of people talking you didn't think would be getting together. we have seen a similar group in the house working on immigration reform legislation: consensus here however, you know, watching a couple of weeks, watching what's come after and the talks, it is very difficult terrain for immigration reform which we think is probably -- has the biggest chance for bip beep there. i think there is a little glimmer of hope there. i think it's a challenge. >> on other issues, you know, on the fiscal issues, which haven't gone away. right? >> right. >> but republicans got to the brink and caved on the deficit ceiling. they got to the brink and they caved on sequester the first round. now, sequester comes back and still with the budget. and and they are saying, no, no, no. they are saying again that we are never going to agree with this unless we get major, major spending cuts and social security and welfare but can we believe him anymore? i mean it looks to me at the same time like th
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Feb 14, 2013 3:00am PST
attract new jobs to america by investing in new sources of energy and new infrastructure and the next generation of high wage high tech american manufacturing. i believe in manufacturing. i think it makes our country stronger. >> bill: we've got to get our manufacturing base back. right now, the only thing we make i think in this country really are cars. we have wind turbines and solar panels and bringing some of the manufacturing back. the president said we also should reward companies that bring jobs here and penalize companies under the tax code to companies that take jobs overseas. >> what i'm proposing is we reform our tax code, stop rewarding businesses that ship jobs overseas. reward companies that are creating jobs right here in the united states of america. >> bill: makes all kinds of sense to me. so coming up today senator sheldon whitehouse from rhode island will be in the studio with us. as will salon's political reporter alex sykes wald. i'm excited for the first time today, we have a major sports celebrity, a super bowl champion from the baltimore ravens, brendon ayanbad
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